Guide to the Sennet W. Gilfillan Correspondence with Stanford University SCM0044

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email:
May 2011

Title: Sennet W. Gilfillan correspondence with Stanford University
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0044
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 53.0 item(s)
Date (inclusive): 1947-1958
creator: Gilfillan, Sennet W.
creator: Gilfillan, Sennet W.

Custodial History note

Gift of Raymond O. Bergstrom, 1986.

Biographical/Historical note

Correspondence with Frederick E. Terman and David S. Jacobson regarding Gilfillan's contributions to scholarships for electrical engineering students and the Gilfillan Wing of the Electronics Laboratory; some of Terman's letters concern faculty and research projects of the department. Also includes two articles about Gilfillan.

Scope and Contents note

Gilfillan, Stanford Class of 1912, was an electronics manufacturer and developer of an airport radar landing system. He was a frequent contributor to Stanford's programs in electronics and electrical engineering.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Jacobson, David S.
Jacobson, David S.
Stanford University--Finance.
Stanford University. Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Finance.;
Terman, Frederick Emmons, 1900-1982

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